News & Events

At 10am, Click Here and you will be taken to our Virtual Open House on our Facebook page. You may need to scroll down on the newsfeed to the Live event. Click on the “play arrow” in the middle of the screen of the video/event and you will automatically be a viewer!

Wildlife Yard Sale Fundraiser

Friday, 9/22 – 9am-2pm

Saturday, 9/23 – 9am-2pm

Sunday, 9/24 – 9am-12pm


Donations Accepted:
August 23, 26, 30
September 2, 6, 9, 13, 16
10:00am – 2:00pm

Wildlife Classes Open to the Public

SWR offers classes to the public to learn about our native wildlife. Classes are interesting and fun.

Wish List

Explore the items that would greatly help us care for the animals and birds during their rehabilitation process

Legacy Donation

Leaving a legacy donation in your will or trust is a powerful way to personally make a lasting impact on the wildlife of El Dorado County. By including a charitable gift to Sierra Wildlife Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in your estate plan, you can ensure that your values and beliefs continue to be supported even after you are gone

Baby Bird Nursery

Baby Bird Nursery opens Monday, May 4th. If you find an injured or orphaned bird call (530)-621-4661. If you are bringing a bird to center, keep it in a warm, dark, quiet environment like a shoe box…

Hot Roddin’ Rabbits: a Rehabber’s Tale

There goes the phone again, I thought—hmm, caller I.D. says it’s the Dodge dealership in Folsom. I wonder if my husband is making a surprise purchase? I do have a birthday coming up soon. As soon as I answer the phone, my hopes are dashed when the caller asks if this is Sierra Wildlife Rescue for rabbits. One of the service maintenance representatives tells me they have two older rabbits at the dealership….

Paw Print Newsletter Archive

Sierra Wildlife Rescue is proud to present our biannual Paw Print newsletter, which features articles on animals in rehab, the natural history of the area’s species, SWR and community events, wildlife issues and other topics.

PAW PRINT Summer/Fall 2022

PAW PRINT Fall/Winter 2021

PAW PRINT Spring/Summer 2021

PAW PRINT Fall/Winter 2020

PAW PRINT Spring/Summer 2020

If you are already a SWR Member, you will receive the latest print version:

PAW PRINT Spring/Summer 2019 Vol 23 Issue 1

If you are already a SWR Member, you will receive the latest print version:

PAW PRINT Fall/Winter 2018

PAW PRINT 2018 Winter/Spring Vol 2 Issue 2

PAW PRINT 2017 Spring/Summer, Vol 21 Issue 1

PAW PRINT 2016 Spring/Summer, Vol 20 Issue 1

PAW PRINT 2015 Fall/Winter, Vol 19 Issue 2

PAW PRINT 2015 Spring/Summer, Vol 19 Issue 1